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Abraham Tetenbaum

Founder, President of the Board

Abraham Tetenbaum holds a BS from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and an MFA in Playwriting from the University of Minnesota.  Mr. Tetenbaum has written for Broadway ("Crazy He Calls Me'), network television ("Sisters") and scripted two pilot education projects for the Joy2learn Foundation featuring pianist Alan Gampel and actor Hector Elizondo. He has taught at NYU, Brooklyn College and Hofstra University in addition to GATE programs and Professional Development Workshops at numerous public schools. After stepping down as Executive Director of Enrichment Works he worked as the Editor of Publications for the American Film Institute.

Tetenbaum has also conducted writing and drama workshops for the World Union of Jewish Students in Croatia, Italy and the United Kingdom. His early career was spent at the New York Shakespeare Festival produced by Joseph Papp for whom he served on the Educational Council at Lincoln Center. Mr. Tetenbaum is a member of the Dramatists Guild (DG); the Writers Guild of America, West, Inc. (WGA); the LA County Arts Commission Arts Education Roundtable; the Greater Valley Glen Council, where he chairs the Cultural Affairs Committee; and the San Fernando Valley Arts Council, where he chairs the Arts Education Commmittee. He received the 2002 Creative Vision Award from Artists Helping Artists and the Creative Line Magazine and received a Professional Designation in Arts Education from the Los Angeles County Arts Commission in 2003.